Director of Finance & Administrations rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $119K annually; Creative Directors come in second with average earnings amounting to $75K, while Assistant Professors and Librarians rank near the top as well (approximately $75K and about $71K, respectively). Near the bottom at University of Maryland (UMD) are Admissions Counselors, pulling in an average of just $39K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $46K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $53K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $67K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($64K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md.; Washington, DC (approximately $63K), Rockville, Md. (about $62K), and Baltimore, Md. ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. Annapolis, Md. ranks low on the pay scale — at $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, University of Maryland (UMD) employees make the most in District of Columbia, earning $69K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $100K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to about $59K per year for accredited Notary Publics. Regarding salaries and education, University of Maryland (UMD) pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) the most — $85K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Research Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $75K annually. A garden variety skill at University of Maryland (UMD) is Project Management; roughly a sixth of University of Maryland (UMD)'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Accounting, and Graphic Design.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 37 percent. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of workers can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.